India’s Renewable Energy Push if Implemented Properly Could Mean a Lot of Jobs

India’s renewable energy push could help tackle poverty in rural communities by providing steady incomes, healthcare benefits, and skill-building opportunities to unskilled and semi-skilled workers. India’s renewable energy push if implemented properly could do more than just slow down global warming. It could help pull millions out of poverty, especially in rural communities. According to […]

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EkoRE to Install 15 MW solar plant in Ukraine

The Turkish EPC contractor is also planning to install rooftop PV systems on several public buildings of the city of Ochakiv. The City Council of Ochakiv, small city in the Mykolaiv region of southern Ukraine, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Turkish solar and renewable energy project developer Eko Renewable Energy Inc. […]

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ADFD & IRENA Started Accepting Applications For Funding Opportunities For Renewable Energy Projects

The Facility allocated US$189 million to 19 renewable energy ventures across the globe, covering up to 50 per cent of the project costs. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within the framework of the ADFD-funded […]

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Digging Software for Solar

Solar industry in India seems sound. The most undeniable facet of renewable especially solar is that it floats between both the operational and technology world. Simulation, monitoring, theft-control, system design are critical while yielding a successful solar story. Most importantly, project management solutions are evident for a solar project. Solar is also in the preface […]

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Government’s New Solar Norms Prevents DISCOMSs from Terminating PPAs

The solar guidelines, laid down by the renewable energy ministry, prevent DISCOMs from unilaterally amending or terminating PPAs. India has announced new norms to improve bankability of solar power projects and boost investments without raising tariff, even as the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said the country can raise renewable energy use to meet a […]

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Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 Million People Worldwide: IRENA

“Falling costs and enabling policies have steadily driven up investment and employment in renewable energy worldwide since IRENA’s first annual assessment in 2012, when just over seven million people were working in the sector.” According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) more than 9.8 million people were employed in the […]

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Four renewable energy projects in developing countries identified by ADFD and IRENA to receive $ 44.5 million funding

ADFD’s funding will support a diverse set of renewable energy projects including a hybrid micro-grid project employing solar PV and advanced lithium-ion batteries, a hydropower project, integrated wind and solar, and a combination project consisting of micro-grid and solar home kits. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has […]

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Money Invested In Renewable Energy Is Not Enough: IRENA

Investment in renewable energy has increased dramatically in the last decade, but the rate of growth is not sufficient yet to meet the climate goals Abu Dhabi-based green energy organization, IRENA on Sunday said money invested in renewable energy is not enough to reach a climate goal of limiting global warming to 2.0 degrees Celsius. […]

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Average costs for electricity generated by solar and wind could decrease by 59% by 2025: IRENA

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in its latest report revealed that average costs for electricity generated by solar and wind technologies could decrease by between 26 and 59 per cent by 2025. The report, The Power to Change: Solar and Wind Cost Reduction Potential to 2025, finds that with the right regulatory and policy frameworks in […]

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